The State of the Internet and the Digital Future

September 25-26, 2018


At the inaugural event to celebrate its 10th anniversary, Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) hosted a symposium —The State of the Internet and Digital Future—inviting international media scholars and faculty members to comment on the implications of digitization and interconnectivity on a local, regional, and global scale. 

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Special Guest Speakers

Jeffrey Cole

Jeffrey Cole is director of the World Internet Project (WIP) and head of the Center for the Digital Future at USC Annenberg

Sergio Goday Etcheverry

Professor Etcheverry, of Catholic University of Chile, is a journalist and scholar known for his work on media policy and communications systems

Andreina Mandelli

Professor Mandelli, of Bocconi University of Milan, Italy, directs SDA Bocconi’s program on the Internet Social Media and Mobile for Corporate and Marketing Communication